This blog contains the diary entries of Henry Harris "Harry" Murray, who enlisted with the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) on September 29, 1915. Harry kept a daily record of his activities as a member of its renowned band from January 1 to March 22, 1916, and subsequently served overseas for the war's duration.
Monday, 25 January 2016
Tuesday, January 25, 1916
Usual morning drill. Stretcher drill in afternoon. Bob Rae [Roy?], A. Fraser, and myself at bakers [?]. Met J. W. Henderson and went to St. Paul’s had lunch. F. Burges [sic - Frederick V. Burgess, 222886, Weymouth, NS, wounded at Vimy, April 27, 1917] home on pass. Mild.